Oct 16, 2012 11:00pm EDT
in a stir irs of heated exchanges on stage, joining me in new york, jon meacham, the author of the forthcoming book thomas jefferson, and mark halperin of time magazine and john heilemann of time magazine. >> albert hunt, executive editor of bloomberg news and david leonhardt the bureau chief of "the new york times", joining us shortly from washington, katty kay of bbc world news of america, and slate magazine, we have a really fascinating group of people here to talk about what was a remarkable debate. i begin first with al hunt. >> charlie, if the barack obama who was on stage at hofstra had showed up in denver two weeks ago, he might have put this race away. i don't think mitt romney did poorly tonight, i thought he actually did, you know, fairly well but barack obama was the ago press sorry. he set the agenda. he did everything he failed to do in deb very, denver, both in defending his record and in challenging some of governor romney's inconsistencies. my guess is that he let romney back in two weeks ago and this won't change, this is a very, very tight race and there w
Oct 30, 2012 9:30pm EDT
is democrat jon tester. and he says he's not happy about all this outside money. >> we're going to see a ton of money spent in montana. we're seeing money earlier, more of it, and with more regularity. and i think we're in the process right now of building a campaign infrastructure that's going to be very difficult to pull down as time goes on. it's getting to be big, big, big money. >> ryssdal: big money is at the heart of this story. two years ago, the supreme court changed the landscape of campaign finance with a controversial decision in a case called citizens united. it let corporations and unions spend unlimited amounts of money in campaigns. but to avoid corruption, the court said the money can't go directly to candidates. it has to go to independent outside groups. the key word here being independent. one supporter of citizens united is tester's opponent. >> see y'all later. >> ryssdal: six-term republican congressman denny rehberg. >> you dropped it. train come through, you're dead. if you believe in the first amendment, which is free speech, then you better believe in political fre
Oct 23, 2012 3:00am EDT
bites on jon stewart are the things that are the deadly boomerang thing for candidate, more than the social media piece of it. it is still the tv clips. >> rose: thank you for coming, great to have you here. tina brown from newsweek and the daily beast, thank you, gwen, as always. >> thank you. >> thank you, charlie. hey, charlie, michelle obama said on the campaign trail the next 15 days is going to feel long. for whom? >> rose: john dickerson, thank you for doing double duty for us from cbs to come over here, as always, thank you. >> thank you, charlie. >> rose: mark, john, thank you. as always. >> thank you, charlie. thank you, charlie. >> rose: and albert, last word to you. >> we have concluded here, every night that there has been a debate we have been here live holding the fort these have certainly been and industry less than 20 seconds, memorable debates than in the past, have they not? taken as a hole? >> i agree, charlie, they have been among the most memorable ever and i thank you we have had fund fun on this and yahweh to see halperin at the council for foreign relati
Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
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